Upon completion of the HCDE Master's degree, students assume leadership roles in human centered design and engineering in academia, industry, government, and non-profits.
Graduates of the HCDE Master's program are able to:
- Evaluate and understand human needs as a basis for designing and engineering new technologies.
- Create visual, interactive, experience and systems designs and prototypes.
- Master conceptual frameworks that motivate interdisciplinary research and design in human-centered design fields.
- Select and critically evaluate user research methods for a variety of stakeholders and product contexts.
- Translate organizational requirements into interface and product solutions, while accounting for all stakeholder perspectives and working ethically and collaboratively.
- Communicate effectively in oral, written, and visual forms, while scaling communications to audience needs and sociotechnical contexts.